The March Birthstone: Jewellery Celebrating The Beauty of Aquamarine

The first mention of the linkage of birth months with a specific, patron stone can be found in the works of Josephus, written in the first century AD, and of Saint Jerome, dating to the fifth century. However, according to historians, the custom of wearing a corresponding mineral was

The Olfactory Spell of Perfume Jewels

In the repertoire of jewellery concealing a secret, none reconciles functionality and indulgence better than perfume bottle jewels. Present throughout history, they retain their appeal to jewellery designers up to this day. ‘Per Fumus’ or ‘through smoke’ is the Latin origin of the wor

Didier Brodbeck and Hayley Henning Explore All The Mysteries That Surround Tanzanite in Their Book

What do you know about the precious stone tanzanite? Many respond to that question saying that they know basically nothing. In fact, this relatively new precious stone was only discovered in 1967. It has been found and mined in only one place on the planet: in the African nation of Ta

5 Hot Jewellery Trends To Follow Right Now

Jewels are timeless, but with the appearance of the new movement of ‘fashion fine jewellery’ or haute bijouterie, their design has become more and more a reflection of current fashion trends. To find out what the trends are this winter season, I’ve watched the shows

Christmas Is Сoming With Tiffany&Co.

Tiffany&Co. is a jeweller that boasts one of the most creative approaches to designing window displays. Even Matthew Miele, the director of In Love Craxy About Tiffany’s, drew attention to this in his film. Depending on the season, the shop windows of the American brand are

New York in Jewellery: Big Apple Through the Lense of Jewellery Designers

New York’s is a multi-faceted city, and has attracted creative types for decades. They come for its noisy streets, striking architecture and pulsing nightlife. Each artist sees the city through their own lense, and recreates that image in their work. And jewellers are just as likely t

5 Birds That Became Iconic Jewellery of Luxury Brands

Do you remember actress Uma Thurman’s antique Cartier bird brooch that was a head-turner at this year’s major fashion moment, the Met Gala? The diamond shoulder brooch in the shape of a peacock was crafted by Cartier way back in 1948. The platinum and white gold brooch, embellished wi

Francesca Amfitheatrof Demonstrates The Art Of Transformation in Tiffany’s Blue Book 2016

The first Blue Book was released long ago in 1845 in the form of a collection of drawings of jewellery done by hand, which was posted to particularly important clients along with an invitation to visit the Tiffany boutique. The Blue Book’s appearance has altered over time as advanceme

Traditional VS Fancy: Top Branded Diamond Cuts

A lot is being written about branded diamonds in the jewellery marketplace as today there are more diamond brands than ever before. A few diamond shapes stand out for us among the rest, however each marketer claims its own has the highest brilliance and the best scintillation. But is